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Congressman Dave Reichert (WA-8) and Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) introduced H.R. 1779, the Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act (RHYTPA). This legislation will reauthorize the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act—currently the only federal program targeted solely to help runaway youth—and also add new protections for youth victims of human trafficking or sexual exploitation
Governor Steve Beshear today announced that Kentucky has received more than $4.8 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to assist organizations that teach and tutor children, combat homelessness, provide drug resistance education and empower victims of domestic violence.
FRANKFORT, KY - January 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Steve Beshear today announced his authorization of the immediate distribution of $27 million in federal appropriations to be allocated to the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
LOUISVILLE, KY - November 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- First Lady Jane Beshear, joined by other state and local officials, today visited the home of Louisville residents Mathew and Bridget Triplett who are participating in KY Home Performance, a program that will help homeowners across the Commonwealth save on their energy bills while also creating jobs.
FRANKFORT, KY - November 9, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- First Lady Jane Beshear, joined by 2010 Miss Kentucky Djuan Trent, advocates for the homeless and other state officials, today announced November 14-20, 2010, as Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week in Kentucky. Mrs. Beshear also presented a proclamation signed by Gov. Steve Beshear in honor of the week.
OWENSBORO, KY - May 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- First Lady Jane Beshear, along with Department for Local Government (DLG) Commissioner Tony Wilder and Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC) Chief Executive Officer Richard L. McQuady, participated in a ribbon-cutting event today for Owensboro Regional Recovery, Ltd., one of ten recovery centers that works to reduce the state’s drug and homelessness problems. Owensboro Regional Recovery, Ltd., will provide counseling, support, and hope for up to 100 men at a time who are recovering from drug and alcohol addiction.
A statewide count of homeless Kentuckians of all ages living in shelters, on the streets, and other places not meant for human habitation is being coordinated by Kentucky Housing Corporation. The count will also include precariously housed Kentuckians, defined as people living in substandard housing conditions, doubled- or tripled-up with family and friends, or expecting eviction within seven days.
LEXINGTON, KY - January 4, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- “Why did gorgeous horses like those need new homes?” is a question frequently asked by disbelieving park visitors about the stunning, black Arabian horses which recently arrived at the Kentucky Horse Park.
Washington, DC - November 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) announced that YouthBuild Louisville will receive $100,000 in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to fund vocational instruction programs and energy-efficient building training for Louisville young people
LEXINGTON, KY - November 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Leading by example, Gov. Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear visited God’s Pantry Food Bank today to volunteer distributing food as part of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week in Kentucky
FRANKFORT, KY - November 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- First Lady Jane Beshear, joined by homeless advocates and other state officials, today announced November 15-21, 2009 as Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week in Kentucky.
FRANKFORT, KY - September 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear, along with Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC) Chief Executive Officer Richard L. McQuady, today announced the recipients of Kentucky’s Housing and Emergency Assistance Reaching The Homeless (KY HEARTH) Program grant funds. This initiative is part of the national American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 and the federal Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program. Lexington, Louisville and Covington received direct allocations. KHC administers the balance of the state’s portion.KY HEARTH helps prevent individuals and families from becoming homeless and helps those who are experiencing homelessness to be quickly re-housed and stabilized. Through the ARRA, 47 projects proposed by nonprofit agencies and local governments across the state are receiving a total of $11,607,352 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
FRANKFORT, KY - May 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Gov. Steve Beshear, along with Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC) Chief Executive Officer Richard L. McQuady, and Kentucky Interagency Council on Homelessness (KICH) Chair Kentucky Sen. Gerald Neal, today announced that Kentucky has applied for more than $18.5 million for a new program to provide rental assistance and services to prevent people from becoming homeless and to help those who are experiencing homelessness.
FRANKFORT, KY - May 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Underscoring his vision to make Kentucky a national leader in energy, Governor Steve Beshear announced today a $52 million blueprint to create nearly 600 jobs by increasing efficiency and renewable energy efforts in schools, farms, homes, government buildings and private sector initiatives throughout the Commonwealth.
May 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Kentucky Interagency Council on Homelessness will hold a regularly scheduled meeting at 10:30 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time, Tuesday, May 19, 2009, at the Capital Plaza Hotel, 405 Wilkinson Boulevard, Frankfort.
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